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15.084 Phyllonorycter acerifoliella (Zeller, 1839)
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the four cremaster spines are hooked
lateral view

 

Food Plant: Acer campestre (Field Maple)

Mine: July, October

Notes: The mine is small, usually in lobe of leaf, causing the lobe to fold downwards. The cremaster has four slender spines, curved into hooks.

Data: 12.xi.2004, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (top photo), 19.vii.2004, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Willem Ellis (top photo), Rob Edmunds (bottom photo)

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